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AfDB President Adesina, 3 African leaders for Tony Elumelu foundation forum in Abuja

By Mustapha Sumaila Abuja, 26 July 2019 The leaders of three African countries and the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, are expected to participate in the on-going Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum in Abuja. The Communication and External Relations Department of AfDB on Friday said  Rwanda’s …

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 In Liberia, President Buhari restates commitment to sub-regional development; Speaks on Nigeria’s economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Economic and Recovery Growth Plan launched by his administration in 2017 is creating the enabling environment for growth, security and economic revival. In a goodwill message to the Government and people of Liberia on behalf of Nigeria on the occasion of the 172nd …

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 NIA boss, Ahmed Rufai emerges Africa Intelligence Committee Chairperson

  Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), has been appointed Chairperson of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA). The Directors-General and Heads of Security and Intelligence Agencies of 52 African countries at their meeting in Abuja unanimously adopted Abubakar as …

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Airtel Africa lists on NSE,  promises value creation

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma/Florence Onuegbu Lagos, July 9, 2019 Airtel Africa Plc on Tuesday listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), promising to build leadership position that would create values to all stakeholders. Mr Segun Ogunsanya, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, gave the assurance during the listing. …

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Free trade must also be fair trade, President Buhari says as Nigeria signs African Free Trade Agreement  

Nigeria officially joined the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday, signed the Agreement in Niamey at the opening of the African Union (AU) Summit. President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President Media & Publicity, appended his signature to …

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